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Reopening Process for Lee Health & COVID Impact on Healthcare System

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Dr. Scott Nygaard

Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order on March 20th directing hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, office surgery centers, dental offices, and other health-care providers in Florida to cease performing elective services. It ended two weeks ago on May 4th. We find out how the re-opening process has gone so far at Lee Health with its Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Scott Nygaard. And we’ll talk about how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the healthcare system overall.

Mike Kiniry is producer of Gulf Coast Live, and co-creator and host of the WGCU podcast Three Song Stories: Biography Through Music. He first joined the WGCU team in the summer of 2003 as an intern while studying Communication at Florida Gulf Coast University.